My Lord! Until I began work on this post, I had never heard of this “talent” from a 2008 episode of X Factor. From accounts, she appeared on the show with the intention of self-destructing. Well, that’s my read on her, anyway.
England’s The Sun gave as good a write-up as any: X Factor shocker a huge hit on web.
SCARY singer Ariel Burdett has became an instant YouTube star after clashing furiously with the X Factor judges.
A security guard had to escort the dreadlocked Goth from the audition room after she confronted Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole.
Astonished viewers posted videos of Ariel’s antics on the site and there were thousands of hits.
Here’s more from around the Web:
If The X Factor was a bad attitude competition, then holistic vocal coach, Ariel, from West Yorkshire would wi…
Publish Date: 09/01/2008 8:19
Others who made a splash included Pontins rep Scott Bruton, twin duo Francine and Nicola, and holistic vocal coach Ariel Burdett – who was memorable for all the wrong reasons. The 26-year-old screeched her way through …
Publish Date: 08/30/2008 0:00
Ariel from West Yorkshire is introduced to the strains of Kate Bush’s Baboushka. She’s a “holistic vocal coach“, and has black and bleached dreadlocks. I’m guessing Ariel isn’t her real name, either. She does a boxing-style …
Publish Date: 08/30/2008 13:20
But, contrast that with Ariel Burdett in 2008. Ariel, a holistic vocal coach, has a degree based around music and singing. The peice she performed was a four line composition, with each line in a different style – from pop, to jazz, …
Publish Date: 02/13/2009 12:09
Ariel Burdett. Here’s a lesson: if you ever meet someone with blonde dreadlocks who describes themselves as a “holistic vocal coach”, stay calm, make your excuses, and then run away. Run like the wind. Without a doubt the most terrifying …
Publish Date: 08/17/2011 8:18
Finally, here is be-dreaded Ariel, a ‘holistic vocal coach‘ (? Me neither. She’s taught someone from Bullet for My Valentine, apparently). I think she sings something of her own creation… It was weird. “A nightmare,” Simon calls …
Publish Date: 08/31/2008 13:01
She screwed up her number, threw it over Dannii Minogue’s head and declared that she is a holistic vocal coach – that means that ‘she’s a vocal coach and works holistically.’ Okay then Ariel! She then begins to sing an …
Publish Date: 08/04/2010 10:15
So you must have missed this utterly cringeworthy appearance from gothy ‘holistic vocal coach‘ – she claimed to have trained Bullet For My Valentine’s Matt Tuck – Ariel Burdett. Somebody has anger management issues but …
Publish Date: 09/05/2008 4:12
A goth-type “holistic vocal coach” called Ariel. Scary: tick. Pretentious: tick. Voice like Kate Bush with bi-polar disorder: tick. She stormed in and threw a piece of paper at Cole saying: “I am not a number”. You will be one day …
Publish Date: 08/31/2008 5:05
Finally, someone asks the question: Did Ariel Burdett teach Matt Tuck?
Worst X-factor Audition EVER !!! – Ariel Burdett (2008)
Uploaded by Adderz611 on Aug 31, 2008
This is the Worst X-factor Audition EVER !!! 26 Year old holistic vocal coach, Ariel Burdett from west yorkshire. week 3 2008